News
SFA Pre-Budget Submission 2012 – “The Path to Growth”
Ulster Bank’s Compensation Scheme
Fair Procedures and the Disciplinary Meeting
SFA/CPA “Collecting what you are owed” Guideline
Springboard Graduates now in the Jobs Market
FREE “Money Skills for Life” Training
Taxation Summary Publication
Changes to the Operation of RCT
Submission of Financial Statements in iXBRL
The Gathering Ireland 2013
The eircom Spiders 2012 Digital Start Up Award
Events
SFA Business Bytes - “Digital Marketing”- Free Seminar on 12th September
 
BB logo sept 2012
SFA National Small Business Awards 2013
 
SFAAwards2013logo
SFA Annual Lunch
 
D9947-0121
Useful Links
Welcome to the September News Update

This News Update is packed with practical information and aims to assist SFA members in running your business.  It also includes information on forthcoming SFA member events.  If you would like to give feedback on this News Update please email aisling.igoe@sfa.ie.  Your feedback is appreciated.

The SFA National Small Business Awards 2013 Programme will be open for applications from the 6th September 2012.  For further information on the Awards Programme please click here.

Topics covered in this months edition are the SFA Pre-Budget Submission 2012 – “The Path to Growth”, Ulster Bank’s Compensation Scheme, the importance of Fair Procedures during the Disciplinary Meeting, the most recent CPA Guide for SFA members called "Collecting what you are owed"and the first cohort of Springboard Graduates are now in the Jobs Market.

Other items of interest to you maybe FREE “Money Skills for Life” Training, a Taxation Summary Publication, Changes to the Operation of RCT, Submission of Financial Statements in iXBRL, one of the biggest initiatives of its kind The Gathering Ireland 2013 and The eircom Spiders 2012 Digital Start Up Award.

Please do keep us informed of any issues that concern you.


Kind regards

Patricia Callan
SFA Director

Ulster Bank’s Compensation Scheme
Ulster Bank has implemented a number of measures to compensate customers for the difficulties arising from its technical problems over the summer.  The package of measures is available to customers from Monday 3rd September and has been built on four core principles...
Read more


Fair Procedures and the Disciplinary Meeting
It is almost inevitable in the course of a career that an owner manager at some point will be faced with that most difficult of tasks: investigating and disciplining an employee. Many managers will put off this arduous task, firstly, because...
Read more


SFA/CPA “Collecting what you are owed” Guideline
A copy of the SFA / Institute of Certified Public Accountants in Ireland guide on “Collecting what you are owed” can be...
Read more


Springboard Graduates now in the Jobs Market
The first cohort of graduates from Springboard, the Government’s free third level courses initiative, entered the jobs market last month.  The skills of...
Read more


FREE “Money Skills for Life” Training
Money Skills for Life is an initiative developed by the National Consumer Agency (NCA).  The purpose of Money Skills for Life is to provide independent free of charge financial...
Read more


Taxation Summary Publication
Taxation Summary is the essential summary guide to Irish tax for business owners and managers, professional advisers and tax practitioners.  The publication includes...
Read more


Changes to the Operation of RCT
The Revenue Commissioners wrote to all subcontractors in October 2011 informing them about the changes to the operation of Relevant Contracts Tax (RCT).  A mail shot and...
Read more


Submission of Financial Statements in iXBRL
Revenue is currently developing enhancements to ROS to accept financial statements in eXtensible Business Reporting Language (iXBRL) format.  This is scheduled to go live...
Read more


The Gathering Ireland 2013
In 2013 Ireland will hold the biggest initiative of its kind, The Gathering Ireland 2013.  The Gathering aims to bring Irish people, communities and businesses together and provide a...
Read more


The eircom Spiders 2012 Digital Start Up Award
The eircom Spiders 2012 awards programme has launched a new category called the Digital Start Up award which is for the most innovative website launched in the last twelve months.  This could be a business in their...
Read more